The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 30, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 30, 1947
Page 6
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BLTTHEVILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, OCTOBERJM). 1947 B/yf AeviV/e Mon's Fruit-Bearing Banana Tree J*tisesNew Problem^ in Finding Winter Quarters that there lant much' that wait trow in the fertile «oll t( afladplrijl County are two banana trtea which, although a **Tif-*-f mile* from their v native tropic*! ration*, both thrive and bear fruit In the Southeast sec- tkm of Blitherllte. , The tree* grow in the rroni yard of the Rev. and Mrs. Ray McLett'er , home at 511 South Frarklln. They . an tiro jears old, and at present a "hand" of bananas hiotf from |' of them. In the, accompanying photograph ja abown the tree bearing the .hand i of banana*. The Inset shows a close-1 up view of the bananas themselves.! On the tre*, the banana cluster hangi'dcun to » point Juit above the upper left-hand corner o! the The Rev. Mr. laaLester raises the I banana tree* at a hobby. And each y«ar about this time he hp-i to look ror'a warm Vice to transplant BUI hobby a* coM weather Is fatal to the**' tropical tree*. Next Spring, the tree* will a«ain be placed outdoor* Re doeint know yet whert he'll Mil them UiU year becauw they an now' IS feet high— a Ml large tor th* average room. The sprout* from which these trees grew were given him by C. W. Folsom, editor of the Monroe County Bun In BrinWey. • ;' •. •'••'• •". The closest fruit-bearing baluYia tree* to-thase grow -In Memphis, but;are kept .in a hothouse. -These are 'believed to he the only such tree* growing and bearing fruit outdoors afiywhcre In .this part of the country. Several trees have.' been started here, however from the? two; owned by the McLester.s and they, 'too; may be bearing fruit before long: And the bananas make good eating. ' -.; Arnall Takes Dim View of Wallace Visit ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 30. (UP) — Former '.Gov. Ellis ' Arnall who wrote about liberal hopes for Georgia : in z book called "The ^ghore Dimly Seen" today took a" dim \lew of a projected visit, to '< the state b> his friend Henrj ^ Wallace • ', i Wallace, nho touldiU get'» suitable auditorium here wlthout^race segregation restrictions, «1!1 spenk NOT 4 at a Jslg Negro cmi*>,h White people ale invited but there will be no division .c-t the races. Arnall, ^.who has some llbcril views hlmsellf^i^Negro'-Whlte re- latlonslVipa, ^sald l^ev^iuW ' find "nothing to ue gained" by Wallace's visit 'to Georgia »t this .tjme.-.He pointed out that the slate -has laws relating to segregation ,of,the races. • , Neither Arnail, who w.111 be on a lecture tour, nor Goy,.«M. E. Thompson, .who has "other'appointments", plan to attend the (Wallace Isc- lure. The former governor,, who went down trie line for Wallace during . I the bnttlg of the vice presidential i nomlnatlorr'at the last Demo- icratlc ctin\entloli, also took sharp 1 j Issue ••with Ills' friend on mailers of furc|gn policy. "1 believe In President Truman's position on .tlie Ru.isian question j Instead of attempting to appease Russia. Mr. Wallace • did hlmsai: and the nntion a disservice 111 calling for appeasement of Russia." Arnall -said lie thought the^Soulh- crn Conference for Human Welfare which Is 'sponsoring : Wallace's appearance here would., do more good by sticking lo Southern prob- lems and leave International ones alone. ' Three Men in Taxicab Killed in Tennessee MARYVILLE. Tcnn., pet, 30, (UP) —Throe men, all of Madisonville, were killed this morning when the Ihxl in which they were riding crashed Into the rear end of a parK- ed bus on the Nile.s Ferry Klgluv.iy between Maryvlllc and Madlson- ville. Several persons were rc|iort- ed to have been injured, none seriously. The tln;ee men, pronounced dead on arrival at Blount Memorial Hospital here, were listed as John Prllclictt, George Huff, and Warren Williams. The buX Was en route u> Alcoa. Strikes Decrease In Past 3 Months Few Contracts Up For Renewal; Unions Moving Cautiously BY CHAKLEK H. •ERKOLI>. ' (I'nlltd rr«*> SUff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Oct. 30. (UP) — Government labor «i»rl« said today that labor relation* under the Taft-HRrttey Act had been more' peaceful than In any other three- month period «ince the end of the war. . A federal mediator alflrt October would probably set a new postwar monthly record for the smallest number of strikes. Some quarters belieVod the era of labor peace would probably con» tlmie until next Spring, at least any major con- for renewal until Portugal do«s not touch the Mediterranean ecu. because hardly tracts come up then. . Officials said the principal reasons for the recent decrease In strikes were the caution •with which unions proceeded to crystallize policy toward the new law, and the fact that (ew contracts were open for negotiation. Meanwhile, Sen. Irving M. Ivcs, R., N. Y., who played an important part in framing the Taft- Hartley Act, natd he s»w no reason for Immediate changes In the law. Inasmuch as his views were shared by other Senate Republican spokesmen on" labor legislation, there appeared to be little possibility that the new law would be amended In 194s even though labor lenders have been demanding its outright repeal. v Aniendmcnls Dismissed Most discussion o'f amendments hns involved provisions restricting union political activity and requiring anti-Communist affidavits from officers of unions using the machinery of the National Labor Relations Board. Any serious move to change the. political section, however, appeared unlikely before It was known how the Justice Department and the comts would interpret it. A recent NLRB decision overruling the board's general counsel softened demands for a' change in the anti- Communist provision. While labor disputes have decreased in recent months, they have by no meaiw disappeared. The biggest strike in effect now i* the 18-weeks-old walkout by 30,000 employes pf Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. The Federal Mediation Service has so: far failed In all Its efforts to bring the company and Marine and Shipbuilding Workers (CIO) into agreement. Many workers have already gone bacK to their Jobs, government sources Mid. '. -. • •- t The mediation «ervic« • ha* alto run into difficulty In Gallon, O., and Michigan City, Ind., where local unions of the. United Auto Workers (CIO) are engaged In dU- put*s. Everywhere you /OpJr you see BIG-CAR QUALITY and every where you travel it's AT LOWEST COST rtfltMASTU IOWN SUAN ThtrVi plenly of "Iffi" in Chevrolet's eye-catching, •yt-stopping Body by Fiihir. Swift, racy linei and contours that ar« up-to-the-mlnut* In style) You'll find h\«i* bodies only on Chevrolet and higher- priced can. ITTLIMAITU I.PAit. COUM ITTllMAltl* • UIINISI CO UN Widow of President Dies in Baltimore BALTIMORE, OiV, 30. (UP)— Mrs. Thomai J. Preston, widow of President Grover Cleveland, died in her sleep here yeelerday at the horn* of h*r aou. Stu wax •). Her death' left only five wive* of former pfcaldwu »UI1 living. They are the widow* of Pr**ld*nU Benjamin HuTiaon, Woodrow W,ll»oo, Calvin Ooolidct, and Tfeaodor* and Franklin Rooawwlt.;?• Funeral aervkw for atri. Prectou will be held in Prinwton, N. J. At the equator, aun dial* are made so that th* dial will e**t a shadow both north and aouth. Read Oouritr Mew* Want Adi. • Whtn IhU car headi out of town and onto a rough roo seems to "taVe jmoorh pavement right along with h", ... tt hai the famoui Knee-Aclion Gliding Ride, and this, loo, b found only in Chevrolet and higher-priced cars. oadK for are pep and livelineii ttrat f*w oors of ony price can •ojuol . . 4'power and depend- •Mty known the world over c . . oV stemrning from Chev- rol««'» World's Champion Var**-in-Hexid Engine which hoi <J»fiY»red more miles far owrwrs than ony other rLIITliAlTM 1.PAU. COUft CHEVROLET _ ^^^. ^_ ^^ ^^^^^ ^^^^ ^«^l™ IV r - —. .... —H-TTVW1III LOY EICH CHEVROLET CO. »« sur« your cor is rMdy for winterl Bring it to u» for icrvic. and |«t us s «t it r«idy for lh« bad-we^rtw days ahead. Phone 578 TRADITIONAL FALL Asphalt 'Armor Coat si«t» •XtfK h £• V 1' ^Ijrhl. Kir folt -•&«. ftatur&tcd u-|th ABiihalt, or\-fi a. Undgr Approved. ol. 3 in 1 Shingles Pelt baie. -«*tra thicV. £] M b I. SG In., buntt- cover* 33 87. ft. Six colors. Underwriter Ap- Sq. 45 Asphalt'Dreadnaught'* (in. i.h. lonr (Ibrr ' ' r>x MI w><-. 55 In Will .!., w Tl-.l~ of tagged ccr- vjce. Roll tOYH-m , 100 aq. (U Un- derwrittr . A it- proved. : . t E-Cono-Me Roof Saver . Brick Effect Siding 105 Ib., persq. red Point Edge Roof ing . *-. Gives Kice Shingle Effect 105 Ib. $J 10 PerSq. Coleman Oil Heater 51,000 BTU Circulates 19,800 Cubic Ft. of Warm Air Flow X Per Hour COAL HEATERS Brick Lined Fire Pot BEN WHITE & SONS GENFiRAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE -NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 FARM (m LOANS . Home Ottce, Newark, N. J. LOttO Wit PftOMPT CLOMMO LOW HAT! CALL, WRITI OR SE1 RAY WORTHINGTON 115 I. Third Si., Blrtherille, Ark. < Rerrlai This Section w Tran AuiJwJurf Mortiagi fxMM SaHdlor lor THB FIUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA "Daddy, I've a surprise for you I.. . .You were right when.y.qii said we ought to have our brakes relined at SEAY MOTORS!" , ,~ Pride &l)$rey Genera/ Contractors DIRT FOR SALE Phone 517 ARTHRITIS? Don't neglect what jnay seem to be a trivial ache or pain and allow serious ailment to develop. Drink ,6 or 8 glasses a day for the next few weeks and see for yourself the real value ol Mountain Valley. DRINK MOUNTAIN VALLEY WATER From Hot Sprint*, Arkanui CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Mala an* the RAZORBACK Open 11 o. m. — 1 a. m. DELICIOUS PIT BARBECUE Cooked With Hickory Charcoal Steaks - Fried Chicken - Seafood All Kinds Sandwiches Plenty of Parking Space Hear the play-by-play description of all out- of-town football, games of the Blytheville Chicks, at the Razorback. Phone 4341 276 So, Division St.

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